The Horse Guards
Horse Guards Horse" Guards` (Mil.) A body of cavalry so called; esp., a British regiment, called the Royal Horse Guards, which furnishes guards of state for the sovereign. [1913 Webster]

{The Horse Guards}, a name given to the former headquarters of the commander in chief of the British army, at Whitehall in London. [1913 Webster]


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  • Horse Guards — (Mil.) A body of cavalry so called; esp., a British regiment, called the Royal Horse Guards, which furnishes guards of state for the sovereign. [1913 Webster] {The Horse Guards}, a name given to the former headquarters of the commander in chief… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse Guards Parade — [Horse Guards Parade] the open area behind the ↑Horse Guards building in London, England, where the ceremony of ↑Trooping the Colour takes place every year on the Queen’s ↑Official Birthday …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse Guards Parade — the open area behind the Horse Guards(2) building in London, England, where the ceremony of Trooping the Colour takes place every year on the Queen’s Official Birthday. * * * …   Universalium

  • Horse Guards Parade — 51° 30′ 16″ N 0° 07′ 42″ W / 51.5045755, 0.1283598 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Horse Guards — Life guards lors d une relève de la garde Les Horse Guards sont une formation de l armée britannique. Ils assurent la protection de la Reine et des bâtiments royaux. Le bâtiment des Horse Guards, situé sur Whitehall à deux pas de la résidence du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Horse Guards Parade — is a large parade ground off Whitehall in central London, at grid reference gbmappingsmall|TQ299800. It was formerly the site of the Palace of Whitehall s tiltyard , where tournaments were held in the time of Henry VIII. It was also the scene of… …   Wikipedia

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